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End-on view of Saturn showing the strange hexagonal pattern of clouds near its poles.

A mysterious hexagon-shaped cloud larger than Earth, blankets Saturn's north polar region

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft continues making history. As Cassini is plunging into Saturn, the spacecraft has managed to send back to Earth unprecedented, stunning images from its descent down the mysterious gap located between Saturn and

This artist’s concept shows an over-the-shoulder view of Cassini making one of its Grand Finale dives over Saturn.

Saturno. El Animista.

Although other planets in our solar system have rings, none are as extensive and spectacular as Saturn's. Saturn has always been my favorite planet (outside Earth)

Photos of the surface of Mars from the rover Opportunity

NASA has released a new panorama from its Mars Exploration Rover 2012 Opportunity, showing the terrain where the robot spent the four-month Martian winter.

coisas para se pensar, ou impensaveis ao universo. È tao infinito ao meu ver e tao enorme, que é difícil descrever a grandiosidade em palavras.

our solar system, the sun, arcturus, antares, the milky way and the universe. How does the size of earth stack up.

Saturn eclipsing the sun, with the Earth visible in the upper left section of Saturn's rings

Saturn eclipsing the sun, with the Earth visible in the upper left section of Saturn's rings. In NASA's robotic Cassini spacecraft drifted in Saturn's shadow for about 12 hours and Cassini saw a view unlike any other. The rings light up so much tha

Meteor showers, eclipses, etc. in 2017- infographic

2017 Astronomical Events Check out our calendar of some of astronomical events for sky watchers. Most of these natural occurrences can be observed with the naked eye but use a pair of binoculars or a telescope for best viewing.

Humility: Andromeda’s actual size, not accounting for the fact it is 2.5 BILLION LIGHT YEARS away, compared with the moon's 238,000 MILES away.  It contains a Trillion stars, while our galaxy contains at most a half a billion stars...absolutely amazing

Andromeda’s actual size…

Funny pictures about Andromeda's actual size. Oh, and cool pics about Andromeda's actual size. Also, Andromeda's actual size.

Beautiful Image of Mars

Beautiful Image of Mars.not the moon, per se, but still.a beautiful shot of the planet Mars.

The Syrtis Major Volcanic Province. Acquired by the High Resolution Stereo Camera on ESA’s Mars Express Satellite, this image depicts a detailed region of the Martian Nili Fossae Graben system. This system is an area of great interest to geologists due to the variety of its landscape. The graben system contains numerous troughs, plateaus, impact craters and depressions.

The Syrtis Major Volcanic Province - The Martian Surface Acquired by the High Resolution Stereo Camera on ESA’s Mars Express Satellite, this image depicts a detailed region of the Martian Nili Fossae Graben system. This system is an area of great.

Rhea and Titan

Contrasting Crescents

Rhea and Titan

Astronomers reveal supermassive black hole's intense magnetic field Astronomers from Chalmers University of Technology have used the giant telescope Alma to reveal an extremely powerful magnetic field very close to a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy. The results appear in the 17 April 2015 issue of the journal Science.

Astronomers reveal supermassive black hole's intense magnetic field Astronomers from Chalmers University of Technology have used the giant telescope Alma to reveal an extremely powerful magnetic field very close to a supermassive black hole in a distant g

close up saturn

Backlit Saturn - Seen from the Cassini SpacecraftThe Cassini spacecraft was sent by NASA and ESA to study Saturn and its moons. Two of Saturn’s moons, Enceladus and Tethys, appear in the bottom right of this image.

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